Even if you don’t consider yourself a “green thumb”, our Gardening Guides will help you make the most of your outdoor space and contribute to you living a more sustainable lifestyle.

    From chemical-free pest control to companion planting and yard accents, we cover it all!

    Top 10 ways to save power

    Australians are becoming increasingly conscious about living in a sustainable environment and being smart about power use is one of the best ways to get started. Here are 10...

    Going Native: Green Landscaping with Native Plants

    People who are concerned about sustainability, personal health, water quality, natural habitats and creating an attractive, easy to care for an option for their lawns and gardens often turn to landscaping with native plants, which is sometimes called “naturescaping.”

    5 Ways To Improve Your Soil When Growing Vegetables

    Having taken on a dormant and unloved plot of land last year in order to grow my own food I was shocked by how "poor" the soil was. Stony,...
    Sustainable Landscape Design

    Sustainable Landscape Design: Making your Garden Green

    Is your garden “green”? According to, a sustainable (or green) garden is one that conserves resources. Gardening and landscaping often carelessly use up precious resources, such as water....

    Tips for a Green and Healthy Lawn – All Year Round

    It may seem simple, cut it and water it and your lawn will grow green and healthy. But what do you do when a brown patch appears, or your grass is slowly being replaced with moss?
    Vertical Wall Garden

    DIY Gardening: How to create a Vertical Wall Garden

    For those who are looking to create beautiful gardens with limited space, a vertical garden could be just what you need. A popular feature among urban gardeners, a vertical wall...
    Leonardslee Gardens, West Sussex, UK

    Outdoor Living with Small Gardens– Expand Your Living Space in the Summer

    For a large number of people, nicer weather means that their home is suddenly a lot bigger. Why? They spend a lot more time outdoors and their garden is...
    Marigolds and Companion Planting

    The Basics of Companion Planting in Your Garden

    What is companion planting? Companion planting is one of the greatest steps you can take towards having an organic garden. Thinking about a wildflower field may be the best way...
    Hosepipe Ban

    Ways to Get Around a Hosepipe Ban

    With the introduction of hosepipe bans in the driest parts of England, gardeners have been looking to other ways to keep their gardens lush and well-watered. The hosepipe ban has...
    Vegetable Garden

    Green Your Life: Start an Eco-Friendly Lasagna Garden

    Gardens are good ways to grow your own vegetables, cut down on your grocery bill, and an excellent way to deal with kitchen waste through composting. Gardening has become...


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